The next installment is available on the Innkeeper page. Thank you so much for your patience. We’ve had a … clump, I guess, of deadlines. Jim and Dali’s novella was written and turned in. Our editor, Anne Sowards, had this to say about it:
I had such a great time with the novella, “Magic Steals”! It’s a quick, fast-paced read and I thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to find out more about Dali’s magical abilities, and to see how she develops more confidence in herself (and of course the progression of her relationship with Jim). I kind of loved her family and extended family and community and how they meddled whenever possible as well. It was hard on Dali, but very entertaining for me as a reader!
There are some edits, which we will have to discuss with her on Monday, but overall I’m relieved because most of the novel was written in a NyQuil-induced haze of despair. I can’t remember the last time we were so sick. My ears are still clogged. It’s been two weeks. But at least we’re able to breathe and sleep now. Thank you so much to all of the first draft readers. By the way, Wikipedia is incorrect when it comes to Indonesian mythical creatures. Toyol should be tuyul.
The copyedit of Burn For Me was due on the 15th, and was turned in also. Our editor, Erika Tsang, was really patient with us. [Read more...]